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Definition of Proved

  • established beyond doubt

How to use proved in a sentence. Proved pronunciation.

Lacey was a good swimmer, but he was heavy, and David was a better, but Mahommed had proved his merit in the past on many an occasion when the laws of the river were reaching out strong hands for him.
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Your sons may make free to take their pleasure among the wives of the heathen; it only remains to be proved whether the heathen husbands will be trifled with or not.
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In this respect Miss Derrick proved a congenial companion.
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The incident of the railway station proved her to be utterly lacking in self-respect, in feminine modesty, even if her behaviour merited no darker description.
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By candle-light, when the floor was still a swamp, things looked more desperate than they proved to be on subsequent investigation; and it is wonderful at how little outlay, in our glistening times, a villa drawing-room may be fashionably equipped.
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The year in which he appeared on the planet proved to be the literary annus mirabilis of the century; for in that same twelvemonth were born Charles Darwin, Alfred Tennyson, Abraham Lincoln, Poe, Gladstone, and Holmes.
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The whole article should be read for the charming picture it gives of the patriarchal happiness at Yasnaya Polyana, and while she saw clearly the real comfort enjoyed by Tolstoi, which aroused the fierce wrath of Merezhkovski, she proved also how much good was accomplished by the old novelist in the course of a single average day.
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What a triumph of blessed memories to leave in legacy to that young, hopeful, Christian son, who, in childhood, had himself repeatedly proved that the Lord hears and answers prayer!
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Before starting out one morning, in secret I prayed to God to direct me as I went on my uncertain business, and prayed as I called at different places, and soon found a colored girl sixteen years old wanting a place, who came and proved to be the best help we ever had, before or since.
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She came to my home and proved, in two years' service, almost faultless.
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It was a grievous burden, and all his efforts to remove it proved unavailing.
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So he did, taking up the sixth letter, which proved to be from a stranger, enclosing a check for three hundred pounds.
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One day, a young painter who was working there, and proved to be one of the Christians whose light shines for all in the house, spoke to her, and invited her to a prayer-meeting in a Protestant chapel.
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It proved to be the case; she was soon led into a glimmering hope, though feeling that she literally carried a burden on her back.
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For years her faith was proved by her works; her daily example in the household, her watchings and waitings by the bedside of her helpless husband-poverty, sickness, perplexities of every sort, but made her hope the brighter, her hold the firmer.
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But my constant effort proved unsuccessful; and the said passage in Hebrews often recurred to my mind.
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They proved a perfect fit; and that very night the overjoyed woman hurried to the prayer-meeting to announce that in answer to prayer the Lord had sent her the shoes.
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The effort was made to remove it, but proved ineffectual, and it was thought that the child would have to be taken to one of the large cities to have an operation performed by a skillful surgeon.
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I had tested and proved that the promises of God are yea and amen in Christ Jesus.
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Several parties were arrested on suspicion, but nothing could be proved, and the mystery remained unsolved.
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Examples of Proved

Example #1
Now, as Mahommed swam, he kept moaning to himself, cursing his father and his father's son, as though he himself were to blame for the crime which had been committed.
Example #2
As the fisherman sped shrieking and beckoning to the villagers, David, Lacey, and Mahommed fought for their lives in the swift current, swimming at an angle upstream towards the shore; for, as Mahommed warned them, there were rocks below.
Example #3
So far as I am concerned, I am inclined for anything rather than jesting.
Example #4
You Christians boast that you regard the marriage tie as sacred, but it seems to me that you apply the rule only to your fellow-believers.
Example #5
The country would have depressed her.
Example #6
Like her friends and neighbours, Emmeline enjoyed Sutton because it was a most respectable little portion of the great town, set in a purer atmosphere.